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A Little Micro-needling Q&A
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A Little Micro-needling Q&A

Can hundreds of tiny needle pricks really make your skin look better? In short, yes. Originally known as ‘Collagen Induction Therapy’, Microneedling is now a well-documented skincare treatment option for overall skin rejuvenation. The major benefits of microneedling include: the reduction of wrinkles and fine lines, improves the appearance of scars, and reduces the appearance of stretch...

Hooked On Spas – For Good Reason
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Hooked On Spas – For Good Reason

The International Spa Association defines spas as ‘places devoted to overall well-being through a variety of professional services that encourage the renewal of mind, body, and spirit’. It’s no surprise then that spas are at the forefront of wellness, the latter of which is one of the fastest-growing industries on the market today.  In our...

Holistic Approaches to Optimising Aesthetic Treatments
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Holistic Approaches to Optimising Aesthetic Treatments

Instant gratification is one of our main vices in the twenty-first century.  Anything we want, we want it immediately. And this is no more evident than when we make the decision to undergo any aesthetic treatment. If we want to lose weight, revitalize our skin or augment certain body parts, we want to see the...

Journal Article: Maintained weight loss for 1 year increases insulin sensitivity in women
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Journal Article: Maintained weight loss for 1 year increases insulin sensitivity in women

Women with overweight or obesity who maintained at least 15% reduction in body weight for 12 months were more likely to have improved insulin sensitivity when compared with normal-weight women and women with overweight or obesity who regained weight, according to recently published findings. “Although some studies show sustained improvements in insulin sensitivity with successful...

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Be Summer ready

Summer has hit. This year, there has been no ease-in period. Usually, we have some time to work on the barrel waist and overhanging love handles, but now with the instant heatwave, I am forced to wear less, and no longer have the luxury of being able to cover all the lumps and bumps. After...

A win at the Spa Awards!
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A win at the Spa Awards!

The 12th annual Les Nouvelles Esthetiques Spa Awards in association with Les Nouvelles Esthetiques Paris, was held on Sunday the 24 July 2016, at the prestigious Maslow Hotel in Sandton, Johannesburg. The Les Nouvelles Esthetiques Spa Awards Gala Dinner evening was filled with excitement and glamour as some of the industries most respected and well-known...